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Rohingya refugees walk back after collecting relief aid during a rain storm at Balukhali refugee camp in Ukhia on July 21, 2018. Myanmar's military engaged in "extensive and systematic" preparations for a bloody crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, a rights group said July 19, in a damning new report that it says justifies a genocide investigation. / AFP PHOTO / MUNIR UZ ZAMAN

UN Security Council urges Myanmar to ease Rohingyas’ safe return

The United Nations Security Council on Monday urged Myanmar to step up efforts for Rohingya refugees to return to the country safely and voluntarily.

Rohingya refugees land in Myanmar as escape boat breaks up

Scores of Rohingya refugees leaving Bangladeshi camps by boat have accidentally returned to the crisis-hit area of Myanmar they originally fled from, after their vessel broke up on the sea route south.

Myanmar army, government hold rare meeting over Rohingya crisis

Myanmar's army and civilian leadership held a rare "national security" meeting on Friday and discussed an internal investigation into the Rohingya crisis in Rakhine state, the president's office said.

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